The video of our most recent Tech Talk with Emre Çakir is now available.

In this talk, Emre Çakir presents a summary of his findings from the seven publications in his PhD thesis titled “Deep Neural Networks for Sound Event Detection”.

He investigated the performance of the more recently developed deep learning algorithms in various detection tasks such as real-life sound event detection, rare event detection and bird audio detection. He also proposes a feature learning algorithm based on the combination of neural networks and the domain knowledge from human auditory perception.

More on Emre Çakir:

Emre Çakir graduated from METU, Turkey with a BSc. Honours degree in Electronics Engineering in 2013. Then he completed his MSc. (signal processing major) and PhD (information technology) studies with distinction in Tampere Univ. of Tech. (TUT), Finland in January 2015 and February 2019, respectively.

Emre has been a member of the Audio Research Group in TUT under the supervision of Tuomas Virtanen since 2014 and he was employed as a Software Engineering Intern at Google under supervision of Dan Ellis in 2018.

He is mainly working on audio information retrieval (sound event detection, musical instrument classification/synthesis etc.) in real-life environments with deep convolutional and recurrent neural networks.

Past Audio Analytic Tech Talks can be viewed on our Audio Aanalytic Labs YouTube channel.



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